Trump Jury Hears Accusation He Groped a Woman on a Flight
The former president’s rape trial moved into a pivotal phase on Tuesday, as jurors heard from a former businesswoman who reinforced E. Jean Carroll’s rape story—by testifying that Donald Trump shoved his hand up her skirt during a cross-country flight.
“Trump decided to kiss me and grope me,” testified Jessica Leeds, an 81-year-old woman who recalled a dreadful business flight to New York nearly four decades ago. She described how they chatted for hours and ate together, only to have Trump suddenly strike.
“There was no conversation. It was out...